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Dec 10th, 2023
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Kinga Surma, Ontario Minister of Infrastructure, trade places at the podium during a news conference at Ontario Place, in Toronto on April 18, 2023Chris Young/The Canadian Press Value-for-money reports critique province on Ontario Science Centre, health care, the environ...
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Dec 6th, 2023
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By Marco Chown Oved, Staff Reporter, The Toronto Star November 29, 2023 At a meeting on Monday evening, Loyalist Township declined to support a new gas plant. On Tuesday, Napanee council endorsed a bid by Atura power to build a new gas plant in their community. Local municipal councils in Eastern Ont...
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Dec 3rd, 2023
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Ontario doubles down on climate denial The Ford Government is making it clearer than ever that it has no interest in addressing climate change, despite record global temperatures and a summer of fires that blanketed much of this province in choking smoke. Using the “Independent” Electricity System Op...
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Nov 7th, 2023
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Ontario Clean Air Alliance Quebec understands something Ontario doesn’t: How to build a modern energy system. Our neighbours to the east have just announced they are going to meet 100% of their future electricity needs by investing in energy efficiency and renewables (wind, solar, waterpower and biog...
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Nov 7th, 2023
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Steve Clark, Ontario’s former minister of municipal affairs and housing, speaks to journalists at Queen’s Park on Nov. 16, 2022.Chris Young/The Canadian Press From Barrie Today by Jack Hauen, November 1, 2023 Now-reversed changes were made at behest of Quinto Annibale, on behalf of Caledon golf...
Nov 4th, 2023
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Premier Doug Ford makes his way to meet with Toronto Mayor Olivia Chow at the Queens Park Legislature in Toronto on Monday, Oct. 30, 2023.Chris Young/The Canadian Press Premier told integrity commissioner he had ‘no recollection of meeting’ the developer, and said on Tuesday that he ‘can’t remember’ ...
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Nov 4th, 2023
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Doug Ford needs to understand that while the serious matter of land use abuses remains unresolved, the folksy everyman act won’t cut it. By Star Editorial Board Friday, November 3, 2023 Ontario Premier Doug Ford has put himself in a disgraceful position. His only apparent defence against allegations ...
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Nov 4th, 2023
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford attends question period at Queen’s Park in Toronto on Thursday. Chris Young / THE CANADIAN PRESS Fresh from exposing Ford’s $8.28-billion Greenbelt land swap scandal, the provincial auditor general is now probing the Ontario Place redevelopment. By Robert Benzie Queen&...
Nov 4th, 2023
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The federal government is about to decide how to move forward a key piece of climate policy – and they need our support to make it as strong as possible. Right now, ministers are developing the contents of a brand-new Green Buildings Strategy – and if enough of us raise our voices, we could convince ...
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Oct 31st, 2023
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Innisfil Mayor Lynn Dollin. Barrie Today, by Patrick Bales, October 27, 2023 Lynn Dollin says town wants to meet its provincial housing targets, but she’d rather work collaboratively with council to make it happen Innisfil has committed to building 6,300 new homes by 2031, but Mayor Lynn Dollin...